Being a deltaic low-lying plain with a long coast, Bangladesh is geographically susceptible to natural disaster.
Although the proposal for the Loss and Damage Fund was adopted at COP27, the declaration to operationalise it came at COP28.
In a first in Asia, development partners have come together to announce an $8 billion fund to help Bangladesh mitigate and adapt to the effects of climate change.
We hear a lot about the COP meetings in the media. Most of what we hear is generally around the time when these meetings of high-ranking officials from most of the countries of the world are held, usually late November or early December.
Fossil fuels, including coal, oil, and gas, are a major driver of the cost-of-living crisis, which is stretching billions of household budgets to the breaking point.
Issues centring ecological protection are inherently political, but in this dying earth, these are repeatedly depoliticised.
Through visualising the beautiful island nation of the Maldives and the unique environmental features of Bangladesh, the book hopes to foster an appreciation for our shared natural heritage and raise climate awareness.